What does jaffa mean?

Definitions for jaffaˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo(noun)

    a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950


  1. Jaffa(Noun)

    A Jaffa orange.

  2. Jaffa(ProperNoun)

    A port in western Israel

  3. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of sweet orange, normally seedless.

  4. jaffa(Noun)

    An impotent or infertile male. The term comes from the "seedless" orange

    "I've heard he's a jaffa."

  5. jaffa(Noun)

    A ball that is very difficult for the batsman to hit because it moves erratically either through the air or off the pitch

  6. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of confectionery consisting of a sphere of chocolate in a red casing.

  7. Origin: Jaffa is an ancient port city in Israel, from where the oranges were exported.


  1. Jaffa

    Jaffa since 1950), an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah and Peter.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaffa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaffa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amit Re’em:

    It was circled with pillars, people could see it from the sea, from [the coastal city of] Jaffa.

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